Bar Score Publications

Dutkowski P, Oberkofler CE, Slankamenac K, Puhan MA, Schadde E, Müllhaupt B, Geier A, Clavien PA. Are there better guidelines for allocation in liver transplantation? A novel score targeting justice and utility in the model for end-stage liver disease era. Ann Surg. 2011;254(5):745-53; discussion 753.


Dutkowski P, Schlegel A, Slankamenac K, Oberkofler CE, Adam R, Burroughs AK, Schadde E, Müllhaupt B, Clavien PA. The use of fatty liver grafts in modern allocation systems: risk assessment by the balance of risk (BAR) score. Ann Surg. 2012 Nov;256(5):861-8; discussion 868-9.


Jochmans I, Monbaliu D, Pirenne J. The balance of risk score for allocation in liver transplantation. Ann Surg. 2014 Feb;259(2):e34 doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182a18086


Dutkowski P, Schlegel A, Müllhaupt B, PClavien PA. Reply to letter: "The balance of risk score for allocation in liver transplantation". Ann Surg. 2014 Feb;259(2):e35 doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182a1809e


de Campos Junior ID, Stucchi RS, Udo EY, Boin Ide F. Application of the BAR score as a predictor of short- and long-term survival in liver transplantation patients. Hepatol Int. 2015 Jan;9(1):113-9. doi: 10.1007/s12072-014-9563-3.


Schrem H, Platsakis AL, Kaltenborn A, Koch A, Metz C, Barthold M, Krauth C, Amelung V, Braun F, Becker T, Klempnauer J, Reichert B. Value and limitations of the BAR-score for donor allocation in liver transplantation. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2014 Dec;399(8):1011-9 doi:10.1007/s00423-014-1247-x


Lo CM. Use of BAR score as predictor of short and long-term survival of liver transplantation patients. Hepatol Int. 2015 Jan;9(1):3-4. doi:


Åberg F, Nordin A, Mäkisalo H, Isoniemi H. Who is too healthy and who is too sick for liver transplantation: External validation of prognostic scores and survival-benefit estimation. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2015;50(9):1144-51. doi: 10.3109/00365521.2015.1028992


Conjeevaram Selvakumar PK, Maksimak B, Hanouneh I, Youssef DH, Lopez R, Alkhouri N. Survival outcomes scores (SOFT, BAR, and Pedi-SOFT) are accurate in predicting post-liver transplant survival in adolescents, Pediatric Transplantation, 2016 Sep;20(6):807-12. doi: 10.1111/petr.12770